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Free, tracked UK delivery on orders over £10

We offer free, tracked UK delivery on orders over £10, with delivery starting from £1.99 for orders below this value. We also have a selection of premium shipping options available including timed slots, Saturday delivery and Collect+

All of our bicycles are fully built by our experienced and certified mechanics prior to delivery; all you will need to do is turn the handlebars and fit some pedals.

Bicycles are shipped from a different warehouse to other items and so may arrive in advance of any other items you have ordered.

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90-Day UK Returns for all items

We want you to be 100% satisfied with your shopping experience at Rutland Cycling, so we offer a 90-day exchange or refund on any unused item (within the UK).

We've chosen to offer products at the very lowest prices, rather than provide a free returns service. If you do need to return an item, we provide printable postage labels and collection services at a small cost for all items - including bicycles.

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30 Day Test Ride

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When you buy a new bike at full RRP from rutlandcycling.com, you can now benefit from the added reassurance of our Rutland 30-day test ride. Once your new bike arrives, you can ride it as your own for 30 days, and we're confident you'll love it! However, if it's not right for you, we'll exchange it for another model. (There's a nominal charge of £10 for us to collect your bike - just make sure you keep the box your bike arrived in.)

On which bikes is the 30-day test ride available?
The Rutland 30-day test ride is available on all full price, non-discounted bikes available for home delivery on rutlandcycling.com. It is not available on discounted or special offer bikes, click and collect bikes, bikes bought on finance, bikes bought through Cyclescheme, or bikes bought in store. This offer is only available on bikes delivered to mainland UK addresses.

How many times can I use the 30-day test ride?
We will allow up to two exchanges within this scheme.

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At Rutland Cycling, we offer Finance on orders over £389, with 0% finance up to 24 months available on selected bikes, including some sale bikes. Visit the product page to see which finance products are available.

You can apply for Finance online or in store. To apply online, add your selected items to your basket, then checkout as normal. Select Finance as your payment method, fill in the application form, then complete your order.

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End-to-End of New Zealand – My Journey So Far – Frank Burns | Part 2

   Words by Aaron Scott

   on 29/08/2013 18:18:00

Regular LoveCycling blogger Frank Burns is currently well into a 1500 mile End-to-End of New Zealand bike ride. Frank tells us how he has cycled from Auckland to Wellington and is now preparing to jump on a ferry across to the South Island where he'll continue on this epic journey!

"For a country with fewer than 5 million people, on a land mass that is bigger than the UK, there is a surprising amount of traffic on the highways. My escape from Auckland, taking the 2 hour ferry to the Coromandel peninsula, was the wisest move I've made. It added about 50km to my route, but the quality of the ride was increased enormously, including 60km of coastal views.

Going down the centre of North Island took me through the famous thermal spa town of Rotorua, then onwards to Taupo (at the head of the largest lake in NZ). There was no way of avoiding the dreaded Desert Road over the volcanic plateau that is still threatening to erupt at any minute. It was 63km of severe climbing to an elevation of 1,100 metres (3,500ft), a plateau that gave the false impression of descending but continue to feel like an uphill struggle, but when the real downhill started........WOW, I headed downwards at a crazy speed of 65kph (40mph) for nearly 15km, with no switchbacks to get in the way.

When I called into the first cafe at the end of the road, the waitress who served me said she had never heard of anyone cycling over the Desert Road (I know she was joking!), but gave me $20 for the charity. And the spontaneous giving to the Children in Syria goes on. I've been taken in from the road by farmers, who have given me breakfast and $20; I've stayed the night with strangers (in a converted rail carriage in their garden!) and received $100 as a donation; a lady driving a car pulled over in front of me and gave me $30 saying "Good on yer" and disappeared; I entered a bar to get a cold drink, engaged in conversation with locals and they said: So where are you from? What are you up to? ....What did you say? Reinga to Bluff.....are you crazy? In this heat? You must be stupid!... my stupidity elicited total donations of $25. And it goes on and on...

Richard and Sally gave me a bed for the night and donated $100

My visit to Kimbolton NZ was an uplifting event. The Headmistress of the primary school got a small group together, had coffee and cakes at the only cafe in the village, and I gave them a letter of greeting from our Parish Council in the UK. A shared identity was immediately established, and I am sure this will lead to further contact in the future.

My visit to the tiny village of Kimbolton which, back in 1867, was born out of my own village of Kimbolton near Huntingdon.

I arrived in Wellington yesterday (the foot of N Island) greeted by a deluge of rain...and this after 12 days of hot, dry sultry conditions.
I was heartily welcomed at the NZ Head Office of Save the Children, learned about their work (especially in the Pacific Islands) and was gifted several bars of Whittaker's chocolate 'for the road'. This afternoon, in the midst of this squally weather, I will take the ferry to South Island and resume the second leg of this three part journey. Stay tuned!

The Staff and I at the Save the Children office in Wellington New Zealand

In the meantime, if you would like to contribute to solving some of the problems in Syria, and helping the refugee children in particular, please go to: www.justgiving.com/Frank-Burns1
And if you do make a donation, my warmest thanks.

See you up the road!

Frank

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